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Hugo John Smelter YOUNG, British journalist. Awards Columnist of the Year 1985.

Background

Young, Hugo John was born on October 13, 1938 in Sheffield, England. Son of Gerard Francis and Diana Graham Young.

Education

Master of Arts, Jurisprudence, Balliol College, Oxford, 1961. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Sheffield University, 1993.

Career

Fellow, United States Congress 1964. Chief Leader Writer, The Sunday Times 1966-1977, Political. Deputy Editor 1981-1984.

Political columnist. The Guardian since 1984. Director, The Tablet since 1985. Chairman, The Scott Trust since 1989.

British Press; Minister 1982, But, Chancellor 1984, The Thatcher Phenomenon 1986, The Crossman Affair 1974, One of Us 1989.

Works

Membership

  • Fellow, United States Congress

Connections

Married 1st Helen Mason in 1966 (died in 1989), one son three daughter. Married 2nd Lucy Waring in 1990.

father:
Gerard Young

mother:
Diana Young

spouses:
Helen Mason

Lucy Waring